Rescue Operation Launched After Tour Boat Sinks Off British Columbia

October 26, 2015 1:08 AM

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A search was launched today after a tour boat with 27 people on board sank off the coast of British Columbia, Canadian officials said.

The boat, reportedly a whale watching tour boat, sank off Tofino, British Columbia, according to the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria. The center said it received a mayday call from the boat at around 4 p.m. PT.

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